New aspects of the biology of Mortierella alliacea

  title={New aspects of the biology of Mortierella alliacea},
  author={Sebastian Werner and Derek Per{\vs}oh and Gerhard Rambold},
  journal={Mycological Progress},
A fungal genotype related to Mortierella alliacea was detected by environmental PCR in samples of the mite species Leptogamasus obesus and Oppiella subpectinata, as well as in the soil body. The association may be epi- or endozoic. A genotypically corresponding strain was newly isolated from mites and examined to gain deeper insight into the biology of the scarcely known fungal species. Morphological and physiological traits, as well as molecular data confirmed an affiliation to Mortierella… 
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